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How to Use Sunscreens the Right Way

TUESDAY, July 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Stick or spray-on sunscreens are essential tools against skin cancer, but it's important to use them the right way, a dermatologist says.

Health Tip: Travel Tips For Women With Breast Prosthesis

(HealthDay News) -- After a mastectomy, many women prefer to wear a prosthesis, in lieu of reconstructive surgery.

Surgeons Make the Call on Gene Tests for Breast Cancer Patients

TUESDAY, July 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to genetic testing for breast cancer patients, their surgeons wield great influence on that decision, new research shows.

Is the Pap Smear On the Way Out?

TUESDAY, July 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The Pap test, used for over 50 years to spot the early signs of cervical cancer, may soon become a thing of the past, new research suggests.

Don't Skip Kids' Sun Protection on the Fourth

SUNDAY, July 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- When planning your Fourth of July outing, remember sun protection for youngsters.

With Summer Here, Check for Signs of Skin Cancer

SATURDAY, June 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- During the summer when people trade in their jackets and jeans for flip flops and bathing suits, more skin is exposed to the sun's harmful UV rays.

Healthful Grilling Is as Simple as 1, 2, 3, 4

SUNDAY, June 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- While some might be wary about the cancer risks of searing a steak on a flaming grill, a few simple changes can lower that risk, a nutritionist advises.

Antiviral Treatments Reduce Cancer Risk for HIV Patients

MONDAY, June 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Long-term antiviral treatment cuts the risk of cancer in HIV patients as they age, a new study says.

New DNA Test May Predict Prostate Cancer Risk

MONDAY, June 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A new genetic test can identify men most likely to develop prostate cancer, a new report contends.

New Treatments May Extend Pancreatic Cancer Survival

MONDAY, June 4, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Innovative ways of using chemotherapy can significantly extend the lives of patients with pancreatic cancer, one of the most deadly cancers known, two new clinical trials report.

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